Posted on 07/10/2020 at 04:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sad news in the literary world: author Brad Watson died this week at the age of sixty-four. Watson’s novel The...

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Posted on 07/01/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Rudolfo Anaya, a leading figure in Chicano literature, has died at the age of eighty-two. Anaya’s best-known novel, Bless Me,...

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Posted on 06/29/2020 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Charles Webb, author of The Graduate (yes, the one that inspired the movie), died earlier this month, reports Deadline. He...

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Posted on 06/22/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of one of the bestselling Spanish novels of all time, passed away Friday. Zafón was fifty-five...

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Posted on 06/08/2020 at 03:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The man responsible for our fondest mall memories has passed away. The New York Times reports that Harry Hoffman, who...

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Posted on 05/07/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A key figure in the Beat poetry movement has passed away. Michael McClure, one of the poets who took place...

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Posted on 04/17/2020 at 09:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world became a bit smaller yesterday, with the death of Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda at age seventy. The...

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Posted on 03/31/2020 at 10:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We were saddened to hear last night that Tomie dePaola, a beloved children’s writer and illustrator, had passed away. DePaola,...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has passed away of complications related to the coronavirus. McNally — a four-time Tony Award winner,...

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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Albert Uderzo, who illustrated the beloved Asterix comic series, has died at the age of ninety-two. His son-in-law told media...

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